It began earlier this week when Rammstein (particularly frontman Until Lindemann) was accused of misconduct after a present in Lithuania, which they denied ever occurred.
Then yesterday, Lindemann was dropped by his e book writer Kiepenheuer & Witsch over these allegations plus utilization of his 2013 e book In stillen Nächten in a porn video that allegedly “celebrates sexual violence in opposition to ladies.” The dropping of Lindemann additionally got here alongside a separate report printed by German information channel Tagesschau detailing extra accusations by extra ladies.
Rammstein has now issued an announcement saying they’re taking the accusations very critically, and that they need followers to really feel secure each on the present and backstage. Rammstein additional states they “condemn any form of transgression” and that they encourage followers to not be hostile towards these ladies who’ve come ahead with allegations.
The next was translated utilizing Google Translate: “The publications of the previous couple of days have brought on irritation and questions among the many public and particularly amongst our followers. The allegations hit us all very laborious and we take them extraordinarily critically. We are saying to our followers: You will need to us that you simply really feel snug and secure at our reveals – in entrance of and behind the stage.
“We condemn any form of transgression and ask you: don’t have interaction in public prejudice of any type in opposition to those that have made allegations. You might have a proper to your standpoint. However we, the band, even have a proper – particularly to not be prejudiced both.”
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